What is this font style/type called?
What is the correct UTF8 character for the apostrophes used in fictional (often alien) names?
I’m trying to typeset fiction which uses these. I’ve gotten used to doing curly quotes and making emdashes proper emdashes, but I’m not sure what to do with these.
How can I create this optical illusion where letters are made with diagonal lines slightly altered from those of the background?
How can I create this optical illusion in Illustrator or other programs?
Typography/Character ID; Semicircle with bracket
I’m in the process of converting the short story “The Region Between” by Harlan Ellison (part of the collection Five Fates), and among the many formatting nightmares, including a page written in a spiral, I’ve also come across this strange symbol:
Arial Small Caps — how to use them?
According to this answer to another question about small caps by @yakunins, Arial got small caps around 2014:
What are “teasers” at the beginning of a chapter called?
In some (old, fiction) books, each chapter begins with a few sentences that summarize, or rather hint at, the developements in the chapter. For example, the first chapter of “Three Men in a Boat”, by Jerome K Jerome (Project Gutenberg edition) commences thusly:
Which symbol represents multiplication?
Which Unicode symbol that normally looks like two lines crossed together properly represents multiplication and what do the other Unicode characters that look like it mean?
Text wrap around a number 8 symbol
me and my project again,
Are there font characteristics that make it more resilient to squishing or distortion and still be legible?
Disclosure: I’m not a graphic designer.